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Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya

Munya unveils draft laws, to dissolve food authority

The government has drafted new laws designed to re-establish former export commodities regulatory institutions in a move which moves closer […]

Mea to commission Sh3b fertiliser plant, increase crop yields

INPUTS:  Mea Fertilisers has announced that it will commission its Sh3 billion fertiliser manufacturing plant, Fertiplant East Africa, in December.  […]

Governors cry foul over Munya’s tea regulations

Lewis Njoka @LewisNjoka The Council of Governors (CoG) has opposed plans by Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya to institute tea […]

Nyamira tea farmers urged not to uproot crop over low bonus

EARNINGS: A section of Nyamira leaders have pleaded with tea growers  from  the area not to uproot the crop despite the low […]

Munya blasts Tanga Tanga for indulging in miraa cash

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya yesterday renewed his political rivalry with Deputy President William Ruto by  accusing members of Tanga […]

Munya hits out at KTDA for opposing plans to streamline tea sector

RULES: Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya has taken exemption to a move by Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) for opposing […]

Kenya saved 315,000 tonnes of cereals from destruction by locusts, says FAO

United Nations and Kenya managed to protect over 315,000 tonnes of cereals against destruction by desert locusts that invaded the […]

State to launch digital agriculture solutions

The government is set to launch a number of key digital agriculture solutions to support farmers through-out the value chains […]

State introduces e-voucher system to weed out farm input cartels

INITIATIVE: Small-scale farmers will procure inputs from private agro-dealers at subsidised rates, thanks to an electronic voucher subsidy plan launched […]

Farmers set to earn Sh117.5m in crop failure insurance payout

The government has released Sh117.5 million compensation to over 25,000 small-scale farmers who experienced crops losses in 2019.  Payout to […]